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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS IN A SHATTERED U.S. ECONOMY--and AMERICA NEEDS HEALTH INSURANCE NOW, STUPID

By Kevin Anthony Stoda, America viewed from Taiwan TV

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I'm watching the movie, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, a 2004 film based on H.G. Bissinger's book--and set primarily in the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas in the 1980s. At this moment, I'm situated a world away from Weekend Football American-Style--but in Taiwan movie channels this distance does not matter.

I'm sure cultures of peoples around the globe are busy dissecting Americana via cinema and such a film is great for doing just that. By watching, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, the avid viewers from around the planet are observing the priorities and ideals displayed in this piece of Americana directed by Peter Berg and Josh Pate.

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Watching so many films and learning how many American males suffer through years of (1) community pressures, (2) coach's diatribes, and (3) peer pressures over 4 years of High School football. This will enable any viewer to comprehend an important line from Davis Guggenheim's new documentary, Waiting for Superman.

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KEVIN STODA-has been blessed to have either traveled in or worked in nearly 100 countries on five continents over the past two and a half decades.--He sees himself as a peace educator and have been-- a promoter of good economic and social development--making-him an enemy of my homelands humongous DEFENSE SPENDING and its focus on using weapons to try and solve global (more...)
 

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